mislay definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To put in somewhere which afterwards forgotten: I have mislaid my hat.
    • to position or pay incorrectly: They mislaid the linoleum.
    • To lay in an incorrect place; to ascribe to a wrong source.
    • To set in somewhere maybe not recollected; to misplace; to get rid of.
  • verb:
    • To leave or put some thing inside wrong spot and then forget in which someone place it.
    • destination (some thing) where one cannot find it once more
  • others:
    • To set in an incorrect or unaccustomed destination; added a spot later forgotten: as, to mislay a letter or your gloves.
    • to put or set-down erroneously; give or designate a wrong place to.
    • Preterit of mislie.

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